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Table 4 Characteristics and number of adults with prediabetes detected under ADA and USPSTF guidelines (thousands of people)

From: Detecting type 2 diabetes and prediabetes among asymptomatic adults in the United States: modeling American Diabetes Association versus US Preventive Services Task Force diabetes screening guidelines

Patient characteristics ADA alone USPSTF alone Either ADA or USPSTF ADA but not USPSTF USPSTF but not ADA
Age category      
 <45 9,973 3,706 10,324 6,617 351
 45-54 7,826 4,995 8,557 3,562 731
 55-64 8,057 6,378 9,204 2,826 1,147
 65+ 8,071 9,328 11,233 1,905 3,162
Sex      
 Men 19,378 12,977 21,720 8,743 2,342
 Women 14,549 11,430 17,598 6,168 3,049
Race and ethnicity      
 Non-Hispanic white 19,228 17,250 23,126 5,876 3,898
 Non-Hispanic black 6,206 3,477 6,799 3,322 593
 Non-Hispanic other 1,122 1,297 1,613 316 491
 Hispanic 7,371 2,383 7,779 5,396 408
Body weight status      
 Overweight 17,971 9,536 17,971 8,435 0
 Obese 15,957 9,481 15,957 6,476 0
Diagnosed hypertension 19,016 24,407 24,407 0 5,391
Household income quartile      
 First 7,078 4,830 8,338 3,369 1,133
 Second 7,487 5,572 8,828 3,118 1,308
 Third 8,336 6,338 9,568 3,509 1,344
 Fourth 10,952 7,668 12,584 4,914 1,606
Insured 26,977 21,133 31,827 10,694 4,850
Employed 22,269 13,307 24,399 11,092 2,129
Highest education level      
 Less than college 22,342 15,903 25,883 9,979 3,540
 Baccalaureate degree 5,414 3,870 6,210 2,339 796
 Graduate degree 5,957 4,500 6,964 2,463 1,007
Region      
 Northeast 6,006 4,421 7,051 2,630 1,045
 Midwest 6,894 5,541 8,010 2,469 1,116
 South 13,225 9,335 15,285 5,950 2,060
 West 7,803 5,110 8,972 3,862 1,169
Metropolitan area 15,297 10,904 17,873 6,970 2,576
Total 33,927 24,407 39,318 14,910 5,391
  1. Note: Population analyzed is 202 million non-diabetic, non-pregnant adults age 18 or older in the US in 2010. Body weight status is defined by body mass index (BMI): overweight (25 ≤ BMI < 30) and obese (30 ≤ BMI). ADA = American Diabetes Association. USPSTF = US Preventive Services Task Force.